Poland head coach Franciszek Smuda has called on 23 players for the upcoming friendlies against the United States and Ecuador as his side continues their preparations as co-hosts of the 2012 European Championship.
The squad is led up top by Euzebiusz Smolarek, whose 19 goals in 45 international games include six in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying - the second most in Europe - and eight in qualifying for the 2008 European Championship. At the other end of the park, veteran goalkeeper Artur Boruc has collected 44 cap including three starts in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. Now at Fiorentina in Italy, Boruc carries three league titles from Scotland where he minded the net for Celtic. The roster also boasts Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jakub Błaszczykowski, who earned 2008 Poland Player of the Year honors and the 2009 Dortmund Player of the Year award.
GOALKEEPERS (3): Artur Boruc (AC Fiorentina), Grzegorz Sandomierski (Jagiellonia Białystok), Przemysław Tytoń (Roda JC Kerkrade)
DEFENDERS (7): Kamil Glik (Palermo), Łukasz Mierzejewski (Cracovia Kraków), Dariusz Pietrasiak (Polonia Warszawa), Łukasz Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund), Grzegorz Wojtkowiak (Lech Poznań), Hubert Wołąkiewicz (Lechia Gdańsk), Michał Żewłakow (Ankaragucu)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Jakub Błaszczykowski (Borussia Dortmund), Grzegorz Bonin (Górnik Zabrze), Radosław Majewski (Nottingham Forest), Adam Matuszczyk (1 FC Koeln)
Adrian Mierzejewski (Polonia Warszawa), Rafał Murawski (Rubin Kazań), Ludovic Obraniak (Lille OSC), Bartosz Salamon (US Foggia)
FORWARDS (5): Kamil Grosicki (Jagiellonia Białystok), Ireneusz Jeleń (AJ Auxerre), Robert Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund), Andrzej Niedzielan (Korona Kielce), Euzebiusz Smolarek (Polonia Warszawa)